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The Pub & The People opens in Bloomingdale Friday at 5pm – Have a Look Inside

1648 North Capitol Street, NW at R Street

Mark it – another spectacular transformation complete. Meet The Pub and The People. We knew they they were close – Friday 5pm it is. Vacant for at least 10 years, the space is now a jaw dropper:


As with all these transformations the photos do far more than my words but first let me show a sampling of the menu and beer list:

Chicken Liver Mousse
Grilled Baguette, Pickles, Caramelized Shallot Jam

Fried Boquerones – Salsa Verde, Garlic Aioli

Pork Belly Bahn Mi
Pickled Daikon, Cilantro, Chicken Liver Mousse, Jalapeno on French Baguette

The People’s Burger
Pineland Farms Ground Beef, American Cheese, Mayo, Potato Chips on Kaiser Roll

Grilled Hangar Steak
Sautéed Shiitakes, Broccoli, Potato Confit, Green Peppercorn Vin Blanc [GF]

Asparagus Melt
Grilled Asparagus, Tomato Relish, Hardboiled Egg, Provolone on Focaccia [V]

Spring “Spaghetti”
Charred Ramps, Scallions, Romesco, Piquillo Peppers, Basil Pistou [V]


A sampling of the draft beer from “Mike Aloi formerly of Meridian Pint, and 3 Stars Brewery is a certified cicerone and will be keeping the beer rotating”:

DC Brau El Hefe Speaks Washington, DC!

Hardywood Park Pils Richmond, VA

Boldrock Virginia Apple Nellysford, VA

Atlas Brew Works Rowdy Washington,DC!

Dogfish Head Aprihop Milton, DE

Hellbender Brewing Kölsch Washington, DC!

Devil’s Backbone Vienna Lager Roseland, VA

3 Stars Brewing Citra & Lemon Peel Saison Washington, DC! 5.2%

Monocacy Brewing Riot Rye Frederick, MD

DC Brau Penn Quarter Porter NITRO Washington, DC!

Tons more photos after the jump.

Reclaimed ceiling joists used used for bar and seats:




open kitchen (Chef Dan Dalcin formerly Black Salt):















previously pub people

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